Why Does Donald Trump Still Have Supporters?

https://youtu.be/XHYpKL9TvBc Trump supporters would rather have a dead half a country than a whole one that exists with out them: The Rise of Trump is White America Dying by DL Hughley edited by O Society April 8, 2020 We know Trump has been inept by any standard. He’s embarrassed us on the world scene. He seems … Continue reading Why Does Donald Trump Still Have Supporters?

Right-Wing America’s Long Strange Love Affair with the Occult & New Age Mysticism

If you think New Age alternative spirituality is solely the domain of lefty hippies, you don't know your history by Mitch Horowitz edited by O Society April 6, 2020 When my book Occult America, a history of supernatural religions in the U.S., appeared in 2009, I was surprised to receive an admiring phone call from a … Continue reading Right-Wing America’s Long Strange Love Affair with the Occult & New Age Mysticism

Coronavirus Information from the People Who Know

Unfortunately we cannot trust the information we receive from the American government as distributed though media corporations. Fortunately we can get information from the rest of the world. This is the real deal from China in English. by O Society March 22, 2020 Exhausted from weeding through mountains of misinformation, disinformation, agnotology, propaganda, marketing, and … Continue reading Coronavirus Information from the People Who Know

The Great Leveler

“They sow the wind, And reap the whirlwind. The stalk has no bud; It shall never produce meal. If it should produce, Aliens would swallow it up. ~ Hosea 8:7 KJV by Louis Putterman edited by O Society March 20, 2020 Thomas Piketty’s dry academic tome, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, reached the top of … Continue reading The Great Leveler

A Culture of Cheating?

A companion piece to A Culture of Propaganda? by Lawrence Davidson edited by O Society March 11, 2020 Part I: Cheating as a Perennial Problem Cheating - and the lying which is its constant companion - is probably as old as the human species. Not coincidentally, this is probably also how long we have known these traits … Continue reading A Culture of Cheating?

The Failure of Neoliberalism Radicalizes a Generation

by Conor Lynch edited by O Society Feb 27, 2020 When the conversation veered toward “capitalism” and “socialism” at last week’s Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, the preeminent capitalist on the stage, Michael Bloomberg, could hardly believe what he was hearing: “I can’t think of a way that would make it easier for Donald … Continue reading The Failure of Neoliberalism Radicalizes a Generation

How Come So Many Kids Lose Faith and Don’t Believe in Our Society?

On spirituality, anti-intellectualism, and existential struggle by Gail Post edited by O Society Feb 15, 2020 A troubling online comment highlights the complicated intersection between spirituality and science. Written by a family after touring an air and space museum, they proudly announce their children's response to depictions of the solar system's formation. "We let it go in one … Continue reading How Come So Many Kids Lose Faith and Don’t Believe in Our Society?